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Rowville (North)

Internet connection

In 2011, 83% of homes in Rowville (North) had a broadband internet connection.

A fast Internet Connection is increasingly required for accessing essential information and undertaking domestic and non-domestic business. Households with dial-up or no internet service are being left behind in the digital divide as both government and the private sector are increasingly conducting their business, or aspects of it, on-line.

Internet connectivity in Rowville (North) can be affected by availability of connection, Education, Household Income and Age Structure.

Derived from the Census question:

'Can the Internet be accessed at this dwelling?'

Households

Type of internet connection
Rowville (North)20112006Change
Connection typeNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Total internet connection
2,17687.581.11,86577.567.5+311
map this data in atlas.idBroadband connection2,06683.175.91,40558.449.0+661
Dial-up connection
672.72.545619.018.1-389
Other connection
421.72.740.20.4+38
No internet connection
2289.214.446619.328.0-238
Not stated
833.34.5763.24.5+7

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Type of internet connection, 2011
Type of internet connection, 2011 Not stated, City of Knox: 4.5% No internet connection, City of Knox: 14.4% Other connection, City of Knox: 2.7% Dial-up connection, City of Knox: 2.5% Broadband connection, City of Knox: 75.9% Total internet connection, City of Knox: 81.1% Not stated, Rowville (North): 3.3% No internet connection, Rowville (North): 9.2% Other connection, Rowville (North): 1.7% Dial-up connection, Rowville (North): 2.7% Broadband connection, Rowville (North): 83.1% Total internet connection, Rowville (North): 87.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011
Change in type of internet connection, 2006 to 2011 Not stated, Rowville (North): +7 No internet connection, Rowville (North): -238 Other connection, Rowville (North): +38 Dial-up connection, Rowville (North): -389 Broadband connection, Rowville (North): +661 Total internet connection, Rowville (North): +311
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the type of internet connection of households in Rowville (North) compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a lower proportion of households with either no internet connection or a dial up connection, and a higher proportion of households with broadband connectivity.

Overall 11.9% of households had no internet connection or a dial up connection, and 83.1% had broadband connectivity, compared with 16.9% and 75.9% respectively in the City of Knox.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011 the number of households with an internet connection increased by 311.

The largest changes in the internet connectivity in Rowville (North), between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Broadband connection (+661 households)
  • Dial-up connection (-389 households)
  • Total internet connection (+311 households)

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